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As others said in their answers, it is evident here that user is deliberately asking questions just for sake of reputation. If an user vandalizes site with low quality trivial questions, alert the system by heavily downvoting his posts as soon as he posts questions, so that he would encounter question block. This would also defy his purpose of getting easy ...


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From blog.stackoverflow.com: Stack Exchange is about questions with objective, factual answers. We've been crystal clear about this for as long as I can remember, even back to the earliest, pre-beta days of Stack Overflow. It's right there in the standard Stack Exchange FAQ: What kind of questions should I NOT ask here? Avoid asking questions that are ...


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I think it's not feasible. When someone asks a question, it's possible that (s)he doesn't know which sect believes so. Personally speaking, I don't know which label to put in this question or which sect believes so. The answer should clarify that if the belief is true only for some particular sect(s) or true for all sects or may be false at all.


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Currently, the problem is becoming severe even more. Out of the top 20 active questions, 16 questions are already asked by him. One is allowed to ask the questions which one knows as one can self answer also. But asking these huge no. of questions in this short interval of time is certainly like spamming the site. If one really wants to ask these questions, ...


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Regardless of the authenticity of particular claims of personality being discussed, this is the general answer: I don't find much problem with asking question that is looking for references from scriptures. It would be fine to research for reference for whatever we find in article or from sayings of personality. We can predict that several articles and ...


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I have been a member of Philosophy.SE for over a year and Hinduism.SE for only a few months. Overall I find the 'rules' on Hinduism.SE being run by few individuals who have defined the rules most unfairly. There is too much power in the running of the exchange by a few individuals. Philosophy .SE is run much more fairly. Answers can have opinions on ...


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First of all, Welcome! Your question should be clear and not contain too many questions which may give rise to many possible answers. It is always better to ask one question per post rather than posting many indirect or related questions. Asking many question may confuse the readers of your question. By asking a single question in a post, you can focus on ...


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That is called draft which is a feature that automatically saves your QA text before posting. There is an option called discard provided to manually clear saved draft. An image for reference: As you can see "Discard" option beside "Post your question" button. It works as cancelling only.


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There is an option to cancel what you have written for both questions and answers. (Don't mind what I wrote in the question and answer field :D) Discard doesn't appear instantly. It appears after there are some characters in the body and at least 15 characters in the title. It takes a minute or few to This time has been inconsistent for questions and ...


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Is posting several “trivial” questions in bulk encouraged for the site ? For starters, we can never actually know if the question is "trivial" or not. That's because, we might have read a lot of literature making those questions trivial for us, but the questioner might very well be a novice to the Hinduism literature or perhaps just a "...


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No, it is not... Between this question- "Should I travel abroad for studies?" and - "What does Hinduism (or Hindu scriptures) say about traveling to foreign lands for the purpose of studying?"--- there isn't any major difference. When we ask on Hinduism.SE.. parts in the beginning of a question like - "What's the view of Hinduism" or "What do Hindu ...


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Let me explain you in detail of why your question was closed. Also, I will post this answer as a general user and not as a user who is finding points to defend because I was the last user to close your post. It was not closed by one person, its closed by five users so that means these five users agree that it is opinion based or lets think that these five ...


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If I am not wrong, questions here should precise and to the point without giving too much unwanted details. Not necessarily. In fact, questions should be long enough to show what research you have already done on this topic. This is what the Help article How do I ask a good question? says: Search, and research Have you thoroughly searched ...


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Usually when a new question gets considerble views, votes (and probably answers), it becomes a hot question within a community. Sometimes (based on the interest of users) such a hot question, raised to HNQ list i.e flashed on the StackExchange homepage! This creates chances for a question to be viewed more and more. If such a hot & interesting question ...


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If we look at our site's stats on Area51, we find that we're legging in QPD and %Answered. Among them QPD is more considered for beta progress. According to Graduation, site closure, and a clearer outlook on the health of SE sites, When a site starts to consistently receive 10 questions/day, we’ll consider it for graduation. So, QPD (Questions Per Day) ...


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In my Opinion We are generally correctly tagging scripture: 1) Tag scripture can be used when a question can be answered with many scriptures. Eg. I do not agree with removal of scripture tag from question like this: What is the story of Lord Parashurama getting his axe from Lord Shiva? This question can be answered using many scriptures. Eg. ...


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It looks many questions are incorrectly tagged with scripture. We should use scripture tag if question deals with scriptures. Out of 3 questions you mentioned, last two don't deserve scripture tag. Most of the questions you've mentioned in chat are wrongly tagged with scripture and scripture tag should be removed from many of those questions. So, if you ...


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"Buying vs Renting house" will be surely either off-topic or personal advice question. As you rightly said that, we can add some scriptural references and make it 'appear valid'. But in such case, we may defeat the purpose of asking relevant questions. This may also spawn other irrelevant questions like: What does Hinduism say about... marrying neighbor's ...


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Scriptures are oxygen to Hinduism. There are lot of scriptures for Hinduism, which covers wide variety of topics. The topics covered by Hinduism in detail are assets of Hinduism. If the question asked by OP has its answer in Hindu scriptures, then it should be answered. Here many users raise the issue that how many such topics can be allowed to ask. Let us ...


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Political questions are rightfully off-topic. There is a site for Politics. Optionally, consider adding political question in Flag question > needs improvement > a community specific reason similar to scientific speculation as mentioned in the edit part of the question. Screenshot of what I meant: .


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If I understand correctly, there is a question ban if the user is spamming with low-quality posts. We just have to actively flag/close/downvote for it to automatically take care or mods attention. Link If a user cannot demonstrate, after asking a reasonable number of questions, that their contributions are making the site better (or at very least, not ...


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First off, it's good you finally raised this topic on meta. Instead of trying to "bring attention" to my "biased" posts on the main site, wish you had come to meta sooner so that regular users here could properly address or respond to your concerns. Are we allowed to quote a random article or person who has an opinion about our scriptures or mentions that ...


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IMO, if the ask is from a particular version, then the answer should be posted as per that version only. should he waste his/her time in just figuring out if that particular part present in BORI or not? Totally upto the user, if they can invest some time to read the asked version, they can do or else some other user who already has studied the version, ...


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We have a resource tag for the purpose of questions dealing with finding resources to learn about Hinduism including finding scriptures. However as you pointed out, it doesn't mean we are allowing shopping recommendation neither we are a service to scan books or provide pdfs. Asking resource for particular scripture, commentary and translation are on-topic. ...


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Should they waste their time in figuring out if a particular story is present in BORI CE or not? No they shouldn't. We have to remember that this is a Q & A site. If OP is already aware of the popular version of the story from MBH but sees some discrepancies in it and wants to know how the CE team dealt with them, why do you want waste your energy ...


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Unlike Skeptics.SE, this site doesn't have the notable claim requirement on users wanting their claims to be validated. You can always ask for the source in comments but should not close a question simply because OP doesn't want to disclose the source. Some users may feel uncomfortable sharing the source especially if the claim originates from biased sites ...


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The ritual of backing sources even in the question will restrict novice to ask who hasn't read any scripture. In fact, it converges to asking while knowing some prerequisites related to the question. It will trigger elitism. A source in the question could be massaged with upvotes but can't be made mandatory, so absence of source in the question could be ...


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Self answers are welcome here. There is no problem in answering your own questions at the time of posting the question. People tend to post self answers in order to share their knowledge they have found through research. They feel enthusiastic and post a self answer. In this process, we see many duplicate questions. Is this a problem? Yes, it is a problem. ...


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No. Anyone with a temple, doesn't make them Hindu God/Goddess. If someone starts a question on Rajinikanth, Sachin Tendulkar, Narendra Modi then the question can be closed by the community members. Because they are real people with no verifiable godly status. Most likely such question will be deleted by community or mods if they are found single bit of ...


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